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“October 2014, the Perfect Storm for the Global Economy and the U.S. Stock Market” – Franco Parisi, Hayden Turner and Loren Hall

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi and two Rawls students, Hayden Turner and Loren Hall, recently discussed the global economy and the U.S. stock market, specifically during October. As Visiting International Scholar, Parisi has worked with students in the Rawls Business Leadership Program to discuss current international issues. Hayden Turner is a senior Energy Commerce major, […]

Supply Chain Management Students Interact with Recruiters at TSCA Career Expo Breakfast

Supply Chain Management students were able to meet and network with recruiters from around the country at the Tech Supply Chain Association Breakfast, sponsored by Phillips 66, at the Fall 2014 Rawls Career Expo last week. During the breakfast, which hosted over 40 managers from 20 different companies seeking supply chain students, students were able […]

John Aure Buesseler Lectureship Series Luncheon on Nov. 14, 2014

On Friday, Nov. 14, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Rawls College of Business Area of Health Organization Management hosts the John Aure Buesseler, MD, MSBA Distinguished Lectureship Series Luncheon at the Lubbock Country Club. At the luncheon, Dana S. Rains, vice president of clinical operations for Health Texas Provider Network, an affiliate of […]

“Commodities: A Difficult Second Semester 2014″ – Franco Parisi, Kacie Phillips and Jesse Valdez

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi recently worked with two Rawls students, Kacie Phillips and Jesse Valdez, to look at the commodity market’s struggles in 2014. As Visiting International Scholar, Parisi collaborates with students in the Rawls Business Leadership Program and his Finance course to discuss current international issues. Kacie Phillips is a Marketing major, while […]

Eddie Aldrete Speaks with RBLP Students about Serving the Community

As a leader, there is a certain responsibility and obligation to serve the community. Eddie Aldrete, 1981 Texas Tech alumnus and current senior vice president of International Bank of Commerce (IBC Bank) in San Antonio, conveyed this message when he spoke with students in the Rawls Business Leadership Program on Oct. 13. During his presentation, […]

Rawls Real Estate Research Ranked Top 25 Internationally

A recent article published in the Journal of Real Estate Literature (JREL) examining the publishing activities of authors across the top three academic real estate journals ranks Texas Tech University – specifically faculty members in the Area of Finance – No. 23 in the world, with respect to publications since 2000. When the productivity rankings […]

Rawls Finance Alumnus Brandon Barnes Offers Advice and Insights to FAASTT Members

Area of Finance alumnus Brandon Barnes recently spoke with students in the Financial Advisors and Analysts Society of Texas Tech (FAASTT) about his experiences in Dr. Mercer’s SMIF class and pursuing a career in investment management, and offered advice based on his experiences. Barnes, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2007 and […]

Dawson Geophysical, TGC Industries to Merge

Rawls College of Business Dean Emeritus, Dr. Allen T. McInnes, who sits on the Board of Directors for TGC Industries Inc.announced the merger of TGC with Midland-based Dawson Geophysical Company. Dawson acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D and multicomponent seismic data for its clients, which include oil and gas companies. TGC Industries Inc., based in Plano, Texas, […]

Rawls College Saddened by Passing of Charles Hester

The Rawls College of Business lost a dear friend and wonderful colleague yesterday. Charles David “Chuck” Hester, 54, of Lubbock died Oct. 9, 2014. Chuck taught marketing in the Rawls College after a career at Fed Ex. Visitations are scheduled for Sunday, 4-6 p.m., Sanders Funeral Home at 1420 Main Street. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. […]

Area of Finance Reaffirms CFA Institute Program Partnership

The Rawls College of Business Area of Finance was recently reaffirmed by the CFA Institute as a CFA Program Partner, marking the fifth year in a row. “In order to be named a CFA Program Partner, CFA Institute requires that programs be high profile with global stature, and academic leaders and champions of practical, relevant, […]